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single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

an abstract place usually conceived as having depth

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a hen that lays eggs

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make or form a layer

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23 If only the enamel layer needs to be restored, then a single enamel shade of composite is selected and used.
It is coated with an ion-sensitive enamel layer, providing an extremely smooth surface that prevents media from sticking during measurement, making the sensor very easy to clean.
Ironically, the fashion for whiter teeth has actually done more harm than good, as it has led to an increased numbers of abrasive whitening products which often harm the enamel layer.
Abrasions make it easier for bacteria and acids to damage the tooth because the hard, protective enamel layer has been brushed away.
Once the enamel layer is worn out, the more fragile dentine layer gets exposed.
The fashion for whiter teeth has led to increased numbers of abrasive whitening products which could harm the enamel layer.
Lack of interproximal contact because of lack of normal depth of the enamel layer is frequently observed in the smooth and rough types of hypoplastic amelogenesis imperfecta.
Within each of the genera, variations between the types of enamel arrangements present in incisors verses those in premolars and molars are probably related to function, as are variations in enamel layer thickness between genera.
The enamel layer is preserved better and the thickness of the ceramic veneer is standardised.
Criteria for caries assessment of histological tooth sections Score Criteria 0 No demineralisation 1 Enamel demineralisation limited to the outer half (50%) of the enamel layer 2 Enamel demineralisation extending into the inner half of the enamel layer and dentino-enamel junction 3 Dentine demineralisation in its initial layer 4 Frank dentine demineralisation Table 2.